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BSO

Listen to BSO from The Anvil tonight on BBC Radio 3

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After a fantastic concert at The Anvil on Saturday 1 December, we are delighted to announce that the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra concert will be broadcast tonight on BBC Radio 3 at 7.30pm

Good tidings in Tadley

Good tidings in Tadley

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On Friday, we paid a visit to Tadley for the switching on of the Christmas lights with some of the cast of this year's Anvil pantomime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Johannes Moser

BSO 1 December - encores

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The encore played by Johannes Moser was the Sarabande from the Cello Suite no. 4 BWV 1010 by Bach The orchestra played Shostakovich's Tahiti Trot (based on Tea for Two) after his Symphony no. 1

Vienna Tonkunstler Orchestra - encores

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The encore played by Angela Hewitt was the Adagio cantabile from Beethoven's Piano Sonata Op. 13 (Pathetique). The orchestral encore was the Tritsch-Trasch Polka by Johann Strauss II

Hallowen 2018

Shivers down your spine this Halloween

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Now that it's October, Halloween is only just around the corner, and we've got some devilishly good spooky treats lined up... If you dare.  

Let the fun be-gin!

Let the fun be-gin!

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We're excited to have two new additions at our bars as we now offer Twisted Nose and Winchester Dry Gins at The Anvil and The Haymarket.

The Malls car park charges

The Malls parking charge increase

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Please be aware when visiting The Anvil that the council have increased the car parking prices in The Malls car park. The charge is now £2 from 7pm to 8am as an overnight fee, replacing the previous charge of £1 after 6pm.

Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest Ticket Collection

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Those attending Oktoberfest this weekend can collect their tickets from The Anvil's box office before Thu 11 Oct, 6pm.

Edinburgh Fringe Festival

The best of the fest: Edinburgh Fringe recap

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If you missed out on the action-packed Edinburgh Fringe Festival this year, don't fret because you can enjoy the first-rate acts right on your doorstep here in Basingstoke!

Anvil Arts

Cycle parking facilities under refurbishment

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Please note that the cycle parking facility adjacent to The Anvil will be unavailable from 11 - 23 Aug due to refurbishment. The nearest cycle parking can be located on Church Street across from St Michael's Church.

Vacancies at Anvil Arts

Vacancies at Anvil Arts

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We are currently recruiting for the following posts: Head of Facilities Closing date: Mon 3 Sep, 10am Interviews will be held week commencing Mon 10 Sep

The World at Large

The World at Large at Merton Infant School

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Last week, our World at Large project visited Merton Infant School. The project works to support teachers as they use music and drama to develop their school’s own learning and behavioural values.

Jamie Raven

Mind-blowing magic from Jamie Raven

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What a treat we had this morning when the awe-inspiring Jamie Raven popped by to wow us with some magic tricks ahead of his performance on Tue 16 O

What the Ladybird Heard

The hunt is on (again)!

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After the huge success of our previous Basingstone, we've hidden another one for What the Ladybird Heard (12 - 15 Jul)!

Anvil Arts

Become our new Lighting Technician

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We are currently recruiting for a full-time Lighting Technician.  Closing date: Tue 10 Jul Interviews will be held on week beginning: Mon 16 Jul

Sheku Kanneh-Mason

Sheku Kanneh-Mason wins at Classic Brit Awards

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He recently played at the Royal Wedding, and now he has managed to bag two of the top awards at the Classic Brit Awards! It's safe to say that the ever talented Sheku Kanneh-Mason is taking the classical music scene by storm. 

Autumn 2018

Autumn 2018 on sale now!

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With a whole load of hot shows still to come this summer, we think it's the perfect time to start planning ahead.  

Maxim Vengerov - encore

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The encore played by Maxim Vengerov was the Sarabande from J S Bach's Partita no. 2 in D minor

Anvil Arts

Join our team!

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Fancy a new challenge? Who doesn't!  We're currently recuriting for a Programme & Admin Assistant. This is a full-time position. 

Finding the Words

Finding The Words

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Last week we celebrated our community project, Finding the Words, with a special showcase in The Forge which was a great success.

Spira Mirabilis

Spira mirabilis on Radio 3 tonight

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Don't miss Spira mirabilis talking on In Tune on BBC Radio 3 this evening (Friday), ahead of their concert here on Saturday.